Printing Types Their History, Forms, and Use a Study in Survivals [2 volumes, complete, with an added dedication leaf].

By: Updike, Daniel Berkeley.

Price: $100.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine condition


2 Vols.; 292pp. & 326pp.; 8vo; red cloth, spine lettered in gilt; illustrated with reproductions throughout. Very light rubbing to spines, gilt a bit dulled. Bound into the front of both volumes, a printed sheet: "This set of, 'Printing Types', is affectionately inscribed to Floyd C. Parks, by his associates of the Halle-Cordis Composing Room, San Francisco, California, August 19, 1938." Below this a vertical rule, signed on each side by Halle, Cordis, and 13 of his other associates, on both sheets. Also laid in, is a black & white photograph of three men and a woman, posing in 'firefighter' helmets. Appears to be a later copy from an older photograph, with writing in black ink on the reverse, i.e. '19THc Typographic' ; "Assoc Workers' ; 'Money Pot for Printers in Need' ; 'Caste de Chapelle' ; 'Sale of these copies: $ Into Caste', etc. Finally, a sheet of engraved printing: "With Spink & Son's respectful Compliments, 5,6,7, King Street, St. James, SWIY 6QS.

Title: Printing Types Their History, Forms, and Use a Study in Survivals [2 volumes, complete, with an added dedication leaf].

Author Name: Updike, Daniel Berkeley.

Categories: Art,

Edition: 2nd Edition

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 1937

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine condition

Seller ID: 9908

Keywords: Printing Typography Ian Jackson